Geology and history promise all kinds of adventures in South Dakota's Black Hills and Badlands. Trip guide: http://www.midwestliving.com/travel/south-dakota/black-hills/black-hills-and-badlands-trip-guide/
Deadwood, South Dakota. This adorable historic gaming town is tucked into the Black Hills in a little gulley. You can to go Mt. Moriah Cemetery and see the graves of Calamity Jane and Wild Bill Hickock.
The Purple Pie Place is a fixture for the summer and fall. The best homemade pies in the Black Hills. The Purple Pie serves hundreds of slices of pie a week. The homemade delights are also available in a take home whole pie version.